Web platform: Introduction to dsPIC33 programming

See the latest version on the documentation wiki. There are reports of web platform deliveries in the forum, so we thought this would be a good time for an introduction to dsPIC33 programming. This introduction aims to help you start writing and compiling your own applications for the web platform. We cover lots of basics […]

Web Platform: Kits shipped, assembled boards next week

Seeed Studio just sent an update on the web platform. The kit version has been shipped, you should receive your tracking information shortly if you haven’t already. The assembled version will ship next week. Albert, Seeed’s lead engineer, is currently programming and testing the assembled boards. The good news is that airmail shipping times should […]

@tweet_tree live USTREAM

Live video of @tweet_tree on USTREAM (sorry, WordPress wouldn’t let us embed it). Send colors or color codes to @tweet_tree on Twitter, watch the tree change. The broadcast has ended, thanks to everyone who gave us a light show with Twitter! @tweet_tree understands color names (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple) and custom 24bit color […]

Web platform: Twitter controlled Christmas tree

UPDATE: Live video of @tweet_tree on USTREAM (sorry, WordPress wouldn’t let us embed it). The broadcast has ended, thanks to everyone who gave us a light show with Twitter! Choose the color of our Christmas tree. @tweet_tree is a Christmas tree that everyone can control from Twitter. Just tweet a color to @tweet_tree. A small […]

Web platform: SD card web server demo

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. The goal of this demo is to serve files to a web browser from a microSD card using the web platform hardware. Microchip’s latest TCPIP stack demonstration includes an HTTP server that reads files from FAT formatted SD cards, so there’s no […]

Prototype: Web platform

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. The Dangerous Prototypes web platform is a tiny server designed for networked hacks where a full PC is inconvenient. There’s lots of interesting projects that bridge the internet to microcontrollers, but most of them have a PC in the middle to handle […]

VA7DB's web server on a business card build

This is VA7DB’s homemade build of the web server on a business card project Ian posted at Hack a Day. A PIC microcontroller handles incoming connections and serves files from a microSD card. An ENC28J60 ethernet MAC/PHY provides the network interface. There’s a live site, but you’ll have to find the link yourself, we don’t […]